Written Answers. - School Maintenance Grants.

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asked the Minister for Education if he is aware of the very grave concern expressed by the Catholic Primary School Managers' Association in respect of the total inadequacy of grants for maintaining schools; and the action he intends to take to deal with this crisis.

The rate of capitation grant payable in 1982 was determined in connection with preparation of the Estimates for the Public Services for that year. The matter will be reviewed in connection with preparation of the Estimates for 1983.